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It was an ordeal growing up, as I moved from a distant atoll to settle in the capital. Everything was a challenge. Rent was always the biggest concern, and having a large family surviving in small spaces sometimes frames one’s external viewpoint in quite a pessimistic manner. With the reality I lived in, like many people, I initially pursued my education to its bare minimum - which was up to secondary level.

Due to financial difficulties and responsibilities, starting work at a young age became inevitable. I took lots of jobs; desk clerk, travel agent, airport representative and basically anything that could sustain me and my family. Like a mid-life crisis, I was torn between who I had to be and who I could be if I was able to seize an opportunity. A moment of realization came to me when I got the chance to work at a relative’s resort supply company, in which I was exposed to the world of marketing. My superior at that time had a vision where I was a marketing manager, and helped me progress towards that vision. Having someone to believe in you can be a life-changing experience, and before anyone knew it, I was the marketing and business development manager.

From an ordinary island life to managing brands of the international company Unilever, I faced numerous challenges, but I was trusted with tasks that really helped me grow. One of the key tasks was organizing the supply and distribution of Magnum ice cream to the Maldivian market. It is a reality because of the trust put in me and a year of my valiant efforts to achieve it. Currently, I am an admin manager of a major resort project. I still have a long way to go, but I know I have developed as a person because of the challenges I have faced, not in spite of them. 

One may think, why seek an education at this junction of my life? I have only gone to one interview, from which they turned me away because I lacked qualifications, even with 15 years’ experience. But honestly, I am not doing this to prove anything. I am doing this because education is another way you can grow as a person, regardless of the level of education you wish to attain. I find it amazing how I can apply my work experience to the things I am learning in college, and vice versa.

Am I proud of the person I have become? Absolutely. Every stone I had to turn, every hurdle I had to jump and every obstacle I had to beat has given me opportunity to grow. Currently, the challenge is completing my studies. I feel very strongly about it and with the support I am getting I know I can do it.

#MAPSCollege #FALIMGroup

It was an ordeal growing up, as I moved from a distant atoll to settle in the capital. Everything was a challenge. Rent was always the biggest concern, and having a large family surviving in small spaces sometimes frames one’s external viewpoint in quite a pessimistic manner. With the reality I lived in, like many people, I initially pursued my education to its bare minimum - which was up to secondary level.

Due to financial difficulties and responsibilities, starting work at a young age became inevitable. I took lots of jobs; desk clerk, travel agent, airport representative and basically anything that could sustain me and my family. Like a mid-life crisis, I was torn between who I had to be and who I could be if I was able to seize an opportunity. A moment of realization came to me when I got the chance to work at a relative’s resort supply company, in which I was exposed to the world of marketing. My superior at that time had a vision where I was a marketing manager, and helped me progress towards that vision. Having someone to believe in you can be a life-changing experience, and before anyone knew it, I was the marketing and business development manager.

From an ordinary island life to managing brands of the international company Unilever, I faced numerous challenges, but I was trusted with tasks that really helped me grow. One of the key tasks was organizing the supply and distribution of Magnum ice cream to the Maldivian market. It is a reality because of the trust put in me and a year of my valiant efforts to achieve it. Currently, I am an admin manager of a major resort project. I still have a long way to go, but I know I have developed as a person because of the challenges I have faced, not in spite of them.

One may think, why seek an education at this junction of my life? I have only gone to one interview, from which they turned me away because I lacked qualifications, even with 15 years’ experience. But honestly, I am not doing this to prove anything. I am doing this because education is another way you can grow as a person, regardless of the level of education you wish to attain. I find it amazing how I can apply my work experience to the things I am learning in college, and vice versa.

Am I proud of the person I have become? Absolutely. Every stone I had to turn, every hurdle I had to jump and every obstacle I had to beat has given me opportunity to grow. Currently, the challenge is completing my studies. I feel very strongly about it and with the support I am getting I know I can do it.

#MAPSCollege #FALIMGroup
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Truly inspirational 👏👏👏 wish you all the success bro.

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Jeff Luth Anis mi bro 😎😎

Best wishes for every success. Truly inspiring

Very Inspiring 😀❤

Proud of you ❤️

I have known you for many years..when you put your mind towards something and study well you will achieve it...May Allah make you succeed in all that you do...Be good...

Great 👍🙋‍♀️🙏

Come on. Ani. Love u always

My bro❤️

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Testimonial

  • It’s been almost one and a half years since I joined MAPS College to pursue higher studies as part of the first-ever batch of “MAPS’ Associate’s Degree in Business Management”. It’s been a wonderful experience as a part-time student, studying on block-mode. The recent introduction of “Google classroom” has been quite a break through as we get the chance to interact with classmates and lecturer in the comfort of work or at home while the text books and lecturer’s teaching material are made available too. Assignments can also be done and turned in via it. The College has a great collection of reading material in its Library equipped with computer systems that enable us to browse the Internet while going through printed references.

    One of the most frequently met person at MAPS is the course coordinator Ms Inasha Afeef, who has worked tirelessly over the last 18 months. She has been prompt to our queries & available almost instantly to have discussions on any matter related to the course. She’s also ensured that MAPS provides quality lecturers for our modules & I don’t recall that any module has been postponed or cancelled due to the lack of lecturers.

    As far as the Lecturers go, each and everyone has been very diligent and professional while teaching us. Their command of the subjects as well as vast experience in their respective fields have been an added bonus for us as we get the chance to exchange ideas, real life examples to during the lectures.
    One particular lecturer I’d like to commend is Ms Eeman Shareef who has taught us 6 modules from a total of 16. When she initially joined & started teaching in June 2013, she was a part-time lecturer & currently a full time lecturer at MAPS. During the course of the last 18 months she has been one of the instrumental figures in encouraging us in our endeavour to successfully complete the course. Her advise, continued guidance, support and unique way of teaching has been a tremendous encouragement in our short journey at MAPS so far.  After the completion of this course I do plan to pursue MBA at MAPS College too.

    Ahmed Haanee Naeem, Student, MAPS Associate's Degree in Business Management MAPS College
     
 
 

January 2020 Intake – accepting applications now

Students wishing to join the College as online or face-to-face students have until 26 December 2019 to apply for our January 2020 intake. This intake includes both our MAPS College qualifications AND our international qualifications from the University of Bedfordshire, Oxford Brookes University, ACCA and ABE, giving students unparalleled choice in selecting one of more than 50 qualifications that best meets their future needs.

Why Choose MAPS College?

  • Up to 100% Government funding for ALL out Bachelor’s degree level courses.
  • Evening classes to help those in full-time employment get ahead.
  • 100% online delivery for MAPS College courses for those living outside Greater Male’.
  • The best quality education in the Maldives. Experienced lecturers to guide your journey; flexible and caring student-support; world-class online libraries to help with assignments; in-depth course content built around workplace needs; free access to Microsoft Office 365 for all students; and the chance to be part of a community that goes beyond the classroom.

Available Courses (Awarded by International Partners)

ACCA and Oxford Brookes University Qualifications (Accounting) – Delivered at Male’ Campus

ABE Qualifications (Business, Marketing, Human Resources) – Delivered at Male’ Campus

University of Bedfordshire – Delivered at Male’ Campus

Available Courses (Awarded by MAPS College)

Fitness Instructor courses (MNQF Level 3 and 4) – Delivered at Male’ Campus

IT courses (MNQF Level 1-4) – Delivered at Male’ Campus

Advanced Certificate (MNQF Level 4) – Delivered at Male’ Campus and Online

Diploma (MNQF Level 5) – Delivered at Male’ Campus and Online

Associate Degree (MNQF Level 6) – Delivered at Male’ Campus and Online

Bachelor’s Degree (MNQF Level 7) – Delivered at Male’ Campus and Online

First Degree Scheme

All our Bachelor’s Degree level courses are included in the Government’s First Degree Scheme, meaning eligible students’ course fees will be fully or substantially covered as follows:

  • MAPS Bachelor of Business Administration – 100% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Human Resource Management – 100% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Project Management – 100% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 100% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Marketing Management– 100% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Tourism Management – 90% covered
  • MAPS Bachelor of Accounting and Business (including ACCA) – up to 75% covered
  • ABE Level 4/5/6 combined Qualification – up to 70% covered
  • Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting – up to 60% covered
  • University of Bedfordshire BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Final Year) – up to 45% covered

How to join

To join, apply by 26 December 2019 in person at the MAPS College Campus, or via the MAPS College website. For more information please contact us on 331 4621, or email info@maps.edu.mv.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Did you know… Every qualification at MAPS College is fully approved by the Maldives Qualification Authority!
Did you know… Students can complete the University of Bedfordshire BA (Hons) Business Administration Top-up in just 8 months!
Did you know… Students who have completed an HND or any ABE Level 5 qualification can join the final year of the University of Bedfordshire BA (Hons) Business Administration at MAPS College!
Did you know… In 2006 MAPS Collage received the Prestigious Presidents National award for Outstanding Contribution in the education Field.
Did you know… MAPS College is the only partner of the University of Bedfordshire in the Maldives!
Did you know… MAPS College partners with more international providers than any other Higher Education Institute in the Maldives!
Did you know… MAPS College students achieved FIVE Global Top Paper awards from ABE for the December 2018 assessments!
Did you know… Our students have access to world class online libraries, including EBSCOhost, Cambridge Journals, JSTOR and more!
Did you know… MAPS College is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2019!
Did you know… MAPS College Accounting courses are the ONLY courses in Maldives to fully embed the ACCA Diplomas and Advanced Diploma within their content!
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